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Snake gourd kootu recipe | pudalangai kootu

Kootu with any veggies is a comfortable food for all of us in my home. It can be made with any veggies and this time i made with snake gourd. You can make this with any veggies of your choice. Normally we use beans,chow chow, drumstick,or eggplant to make kootu. Check out my avarakkai poricha kootu and poosanikaai kalyana kootu.

Snake gourd Kootu recipe

  Preparation Time : 15 mins | Cooking Time : 25 Mins |Serves: 3-4

     Snake gourd  2 small
     Yellow moong dal  1/2 cup  
     Channa dal   1 fistful
     Urad dal   1 tblsp
     Cumin seeds  1/2 tsp
     Grated coconut 1/4 cup
     Cooking oil   1 tsp
     Red chili   2-3 
    Coconut oil   2 tsp
    Mustard seeds   1/4 tsp
   Asafoetida  a pinch
   Turmeric powder  1/4 tsp
   Salt  as needed
   Curry leaves  few 


snake gourd kootu

  • Wash and slit the Snake Gourd and remove the seeds from the center.
  • Cut it into half circles.
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  • Soak the yellow moongdal and channa dal in water and add the snake gourd on the top of it.
  • Add salt and turmeric powder.
  • Pressure cook it .
  • In a kadai, add  the urad dal and redchillies and saute till golden brown.
  • Add the cumin seeds and coconut scraping.
  • Grind it into a smooth paste by adding little water to it.
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  • Heat a kadai add the cooking oil and temper with mustard seeds and asafoetida.
  • Add th cooked dal and veggie mixture and the ground paste to it.
  • Mix well.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Add coconut oil to it.(ONLY IF YOU ARE USING)
  • Garnish with curry leaves.
  • Serve with hot rice.

I couldn’t take any pictures at this stage since my camera’s battery was exhausted.
pudalangai kootu

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  1. I prepare it in the same way .Being a south Indian ,I can relate to your recipes. My favourite is always kootu as it does not require much oil.

  2. S does not like Snake gourd, tis kootu looks really tempting, a good way to hide the gourd. can this be made with bottle gourd too? I would love to try with that. Thanks Jeyashri.

  3. wooow,,kootu romba nalla irukku jayashree… naan kooda kootu seiyanumnu yosichuttu irunthen,, enakku rombha pidicha recipe rice kooda nalla irukum,,, you hv nice space dear with nice recipes,,

  4. Not sure why your posts aren't showing up in my reader anymore.. will have to fix it. That kootu looks awesome and I'm always game for kootus any day.. veggie and dhal together – nutritious and tasty.


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